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HER Number:31789
Name:MELLANVRANE MILL - Medieval corn mill, Post Medieval corn mill


Mellanvrane Mill at Angarrack is first recorded as "Melyn Bran" in 1342.

Grid Reference:SW 5832 3815
Parish:Hayle, Penwith, Cornwall
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Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 31789
  • SMR No. (OS Quarter-sheet and SMR No.): SW53NE 45-3

Monument Type(s):

Full description

Mellanvrane Mill at Angarrack is first recorded as "Melyn Bran" in 1342 (b4, b6). The name is Cornish and contains the elements melyn "mill" and bran "crow" (b8). Mellanvrane may be the site of a mill belonging to the priciple manor of Conarditone, mentioned in the Domesday survey. Mellanvrane Mill is documented in the nineteenth century (b1) and appears on the 1st Edition OS 25-inch map, and is recorded on the 1st and 2nd Edition OS 1:2500 maps. No remains are extant (b7).

<1> UNKNOWN, 1839, LEASE IN GERGOR COLLECTION (Unedited Source). SCO5910.

<2> Ordnance Survey, 1880s, 1st Edition 1:2500 Map (Cartographic materials). SCO4048.

<3> SYMONS, 1844, GAZETTEER OF CORNWALL (Unedited Source). SCO5969.

<4> Henderson, C, 1915, Topography of Cornwall, VOL I, 65 (Unpublished document). SCO3513.

<5> UNKNOWN, 19--, UNKNOWN TITLE, VOL 12, 21-23 (Unedited Source). SCO6839.

<6> Gover, JEB, 1948, Place-Names of Cornwall, 612 (Bibliographic reference). SCO3402.

<7> Pascoe, WH, 1976, Phillack Checklist, VOL 15, 99 (Article in Journal). SCO4084.

<8> Padel, OJ, 1985, Cornish Place-Name Elements, 29, 160, 280 (Bibliographic reference). SCO4064.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO5910 - Unedited Source: UNKNOWN. 1839. LEASE IN GERGOR COLLECTION. AT CRO.
[2]SCO4048 - Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. 1st Edition 1:2500 Map.
[3]SCO5969 - Unedited Source: SYMONS. 1844. GAZETTEER OF CORNWALL.
[4]SCO3513 - Unpublished document: Henderson, C. 1915. Topography of Cornwall. MS At RIC. VOL I, 65.
[5]SCO6839 - Unedited Source: UNKNOWN. 19--. UNKNOWN TITLE. DCNQ. VOL 12, 21-23.
[6]SCO3402 - Bibliographic reference: Gover, JEB. 1948. Place-Names of Cornwall. 612.
[7]SCO4084 - Article in Journal: Pascoe, WH. 1976. Phillack Checklist. Cornish Archaeology. 15. VOL 15, 99.
[8]SCO4064 - Bibliographic reference: Padel, OJ. 1985. Cornish Place-Name Elements. 29, 160, 280.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records: none recorded